COVID-19 pandemic in Mozambique

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COVID-19 pandemic in Mozambique
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Cases per Province[1]
    Provinces with 30 to 299 cases reported by the National Institute of Health
    Provinces with 3 to 29 cases reported by the National Institute of Health
    Provinces with 1 or 2 cases reported by the National Institute of Health
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationMozambique
First outbreakWuhan, China
Arrival date22 March 2020
(3 months, 3 weeks and 1 day)
Confirmed cases816 (as of 26 June)[2]
Active cases588 (as of 26 June)
Recovered223 (as of 26 June)
Deaths
5 (as of 26 June)

The COVID-19 pandemic in Mozambique is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The virus was confirmed to have reached Mozambique in March 2020.[3]

On 8 April 2020, Mozambique registered seven new positive cases of COVID-19, increasing the total number of confirmed cases to 17, nine of which are local transmissions.[4]

After ending June with 254 confirmed cases, the number of confirmed cases had doubled by 13 June, with a further 44 cases confirmed on that day alone.[5]

The country recorded its third death on 14 June, an 84-year-old man from Nampula Province.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "COVID-19 - Fica Atento". Retrieved 2020-06-08.
  2. "Início". COVID 19 - Fica Atento. Retrieved 2020-06-26.
  3. "World Health Organization: A case of COVID-19 confirmed in Mozambique". WHO | Regional Office for Africa. Retrieved 2020-05-26.
  4. "World Health Organization: 17 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Mozambique". WHO | Regional Office for Africa. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  5. MENAFN. "Mozambique confirms 44 more coronavirus infections". menafn.com. Retrieved 2020-06-14.
  6. "Mozambique registers one more COVID-19 death - China.org.cn". www.china.org.cn. Retrieved 2020-06-14.